|Forum: Microsoft Corporate|
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|121:|| Microsoft Reorganizes Windows and Online Services Business|
"In the Online Services Business, Microsoft will create a new senior lead position and will conduct a search that will span internal and external candidates."
|July 24, 2008|
|122:|| Microsoft In Private Pilot Test of Ad Revenue Sharing Scheme||July 19, 2008|
|123:|| Microsoft Ends Q4 With Strong Profit And Revenue Growth|
"For the company's fiscal fourth quarter, which ended June 30, Microsoft earned $4.3 billion, or 46 cents a share, up from $3 billion, or 31 cents a share, for the corresponding period a year ago. Total revenue rose 18% to $15.84 billion."
|July 18, 2008|
|124:|| Microsoft Backs Icahn's Bid to Oust Yahoo Board||July 8, 2008|
|125:|| Microsoft Acquires Semantic Search Engine, Powerset|
"Microsoft announced that it will acquire Powerset, a so-called "semantic" search engine that claims it can produce more relevant search results than Google by better reading and "understanding" search queries and Web pages."
|July 2, 2008|
|126:|| Bill Gates to Step Down as Chairman of Microsoft Today||June 27, 2008|
|127:|| Microsoft Wages War Against Google-Yahoo Ad Deal in Washington|
"The company says it's still interested in buying just Yahoo's search business."
|June 26, 2008|
|128:|| Microsoft To Acquire Navic Networks|
"In the latest in a string of acquisitions aimed at expanding its digital advertising services, Microsoft said that it was buying Navic Networks, a maker of television advertising technology."
|June 19, 2008|
|129:|| Microsoft To Open Search Technology Center (STC) In Europe|
"The new center will be designed to help accelerate Microsoft's investments in Live Search and disrupt the search and advertising marketplace to the benefit of both the consumer and the advertiser, in line with Microsoft's recent announcement in the U.S. of Live Search cashback."
|June 17, 2008|
|130:|| Microsoft Gets YuMe To Help Place Ads With Online Videos||June 17, 2008|
|131:|| Microsoft and Kaiser In Pilot of Patient Health Records|
"Microsoft Corp. and healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente plan to launch a pilot program to exchange patient information, the latest in a series of efforts to allow people to better maintain control over their health records."
|June 9, 2008|
|132:|| India, Brazil, South Africa Challenge Microsoft Office Docs Standard|
"India and Brazil have filed appeals against the adoption of the Microsoft-sponsored Office Open XML (OOXML) document format as an international standard."
|May 31, 2008|
|133:|| Microsoft's unit Fast Search & Transfer Faces Police Investigation||May 30, 2008|
|134:|| Microsoft Ends Book Scanning Programs|
"Live Search Books and Live Search Academics projects are being cancelled and the websites will be taken down next week, Microsoft senior vice president of search Satya Nadella said in an online posting."
|May 24, 2008|
|135:|| Microsoft's Ballmer Says Yahoo Buy Not a Strategy In Itself|
"Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer said on Friday that buying Yahoo was not a strategy in itself, and dropping the bid meant it now had $50 billion to spend on other acquisitions."
|May 23, 2008|
|136:|| Microsoft Live Search Cashback|
"The Redmond, Wash., software maker is rolling out a service called "Live Search cashback" that gives consumers money back on certain purchase of products found through Microsoft's live.com Web search service,..."
|May 21, 2008|
|137:|| Microsoft Proposing To Buy Yahoo Search?|
"Microsoft Corp has proposed to buy Yahoo Inc's search business and take a minority stake in the Web pioneer, stopping short of a full-out merger, a person familiar with the discussions said on Monday."
|May 20, 2008|
|138:|| Microsoft Readies For Office Cloud Computing|
"Microsoft Corp sees tens of millions of corporate e-mail accounts moving to its data centers over the next five years, shifting to a business model that may thin profit margins but generate more revenue."
|May 19, 2008|
|139:|| Microsoft WorldWide Telescope (Public Beta) Now Available|
"WorldWide Telescope is a rich Web application that brings together imagery from the best ground- and space-based observatories across the world to allow people to easily explore the night sky through their computers."
|May 13, 2008|
|140:|| Microsoft Launches Messenger Video|
"Microsoft Corp has launched a new online service in 20 countries which will allow users to watch video clips at the same time as a network of friends and chat via Windows Live Messenger."
|May 13, 2008|
|141:|| Bill Gates Says, Microsoft "focused on its independent strategy"|
"Those comments seemed to set a different tone than on Tuesday in South Korea, where he said the company wasn't ruling out alternative partnerships after the failure to buy Yahoo."
|May 7, 2008|
|142:|| Microsoft walks away from Yahoo deal||May 4, 2008|
|143:|| Microsoft Ready to Go Hostile in Yahoo Deal||Apr 25, 2008|
|144:|| Microsoft Quarterly Figures Show $14.45 billion|
"For the quarter, Microsoft had sales of $14.45 billion, flat relative to the same period a year ago. Profit was $4.39 billion, or 47 cents a share, beating the 44 cents Wall Street analysts expected on average."
|Apr 25, 2008|
|145:|| Microsoft Unveils Live Mesh Web Service|
"This new software-plus-services platform enables PCs and other devices to 'come alive' by making them aware of each other through the internet,"
|Apr 23, 2008|
|146:|| Microsoft Offers Advertising Funded Works SE|
"After years of exploring the matter, Microsoft has finally started offering an ad-funded version of Microsoft Works in some countries."
|Apr 19, 2008|
|147:|| Microsoft Announces 'Albany' (Private Beta) All-In-One Service|
"With just a few clicks, "Albany" subscribers will be able install the whole package, which includes Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007, giving them the latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote for their personal and school projects"
|Apr 19, 2008|
|148:|| Microsoft Said to Be In Talks With News Corporation About Joint Yahoo Bid|
"The combination, which would join Yahoo, Microsoft's MSN and News Corporation's MySpace, would create a behemoth that would upend the Internet landscape."
|Apr 10, 2008|
|149:|| Microsoft and Yahoo Hold Meetings To Discuss Proposed Acquisition|
"Microsoft Corp. and Yahoo Inc. senior executives met this week to discuss Microsoft's proposal to acquire the Internet company but failed to resolve any of their differences,..."
|Apr 4, 2008|
|150:|| Microsoft Windows Mobile And IE Mobile Updated|
"The updated IE Mobile browser will support Adobe Flash and Microsoft's Silverlight so that Windows Mobile users will be able to view multimedia Internet applications in their browsers."
|Apr 2, 2008|
|151:|| Microsoft File Format Gets ISO Approval|
"The decision was made public on the Web site of a European standards organization, Ecma International, on Tuesday. ISO is expected to formally announce the vote Wednesday."
|Apr 2, 2008|
|152:|| Microsoft to Acquire Rapt Inc.|
"Rapt's technology, along with its information and advisory services offerings, will become key components of the Atlas Publisher Suite, part of Microsoft's Advertiser and Publisher Solutions Group."
|Mar 14, 2008|
|153:|| Microsoft's Ballmer Talks About The Market, Google and Yahoo|
"We're in the game, and we're the little engine that could, just working away, working away, working away,"
|Mar 8, 2008|
|154:|| Microsoft Launches Web-Based Office Suite: Office Live Workspace|
"the software giant said it was opening to the public a test version of its "Office Live Workspace," a service that allows users to save Office documents such as memos and spreadsheets online so that they may be accessed by other users connected to the Web."
|Mar 4, 2008|
|155:|| Microsoft Expands Online Web Services|
"Microsoft Corp, faced with Web rivals looking to poach its business customers, said on Sunday it plans to broaden the availability of its online services for e-mail and collaboration software."
|Mar 3, 2008|
|156:|| Microsoft comes out with super cool World Wide Telescope||Mar 2, 2008|
|157:|| EU fines Microsoft $1.4 billion For Defying Sanctions|
"The European Union fines Microsoft for defying sanctions imposed on it for anti-competitive behaviour."
|Feb 27, 2008|
|158:|| Microsoft's Ad "Engagement Mapping" Beta Due March 1st||Feb 25, 2008|
|159:|| Judge OKs Class Action Lawsuit Over "Windows Vista Capable" Labeling|
"The lawsuit said Microsoft's labeling of some PCs as "Windows Vista Capable" was misleading because many of those computers were not powerful enough to run all of Vista's features, including the much-touted "Aero" user interface."
|Feb 24, 2008|
|160:|| Microsoft Moves To Greater Interoperability||Feb 21, 2008|